Wednesday, 5 November 2003

ZDNet UK - News - Media industry quietly co-opts P2P

Finally, some firms get the right idea. Just as when Records and tapes came out, the companies moaned & sued, then adapted & cornered the new market. The difference this time is that we are dealing with pure IP - intellectual property in infinitely replicable (digital) form. In a distribution system that is virtually perfect. So what will distributors add? How will they control a frictionless medium?

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